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Full text of "Gadaba"

1.3.    Illrd person singular  /ma ; yu/



This means only he or she. The non human III person

(it) is not denoted by this pronoun. To make a specific

meHtion of the male in the III person they use a Teiugu



pronoun /a : do/ which Is a corrupt form of /wa : do/.



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But they*do not use any term to specify female In the

III person singular.



Slowly the meaning of /ma : yu/ is  getting restricted



to mean 'she'  only.   The  term   /a : du/   is   gaining



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strength among younger generation as an aquivalent

of '



III person  plural - /a : lu/ = they



This is used both for the masculine and feminine.   This Is

also a borrowing from Telugu originally /wa;llti/=They.



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2,    leterragafive pronouns :



2.1.   ma : di pa : y = why

" 



ummono ~ where

Inde : yu = when



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era : y = how



la : yu = who



nabolo ; which (Singular & Plura*)



ma : n = what



Plural Is not found In the interragative  pronouns.



Certain interragatives are borrowed from Telugu along



with their plural forms,



|de : nibo :/ = with what (Sing) de : m to : (Telugu)



/e : tibo :/ = with what (plu) vc : ti to o : (Tclugu)



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3,    Demonstrative pronouns :



That = /tu : nn/ t          This  /te,: nu/



Those = /awlwo :/ ,        These = /Iwlwo ;/